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on board were put onto other flights. >>> lisa nowak, the former nasa astronaut who drove across the country to attack a romantic rival, will begin serving out her probation after pleading guilty tuesday and coming face to face with her victim. nbc's jeff rossen is in orlando with more. jeff, good morning. >> reporter: natalie, good morning to you. this was supposed to be a pretty routine hearing, but that changed quick. after years of saying she didn't do it, lisa nowak, that nasa astronaut, now says, yes, i did it pleading guilty. she even turned to apologize to the victim herself. >> i am glad to have the opportunity to apologize to you, ms. shipman, in person. i am sincerely sorry for causing fear and misunderstanding and all of the intense public exposure that you have suffered. i hope very much that we can all move forward from this with privacy and peace. >> reporter: lisa nowak coming clean and pleading guilty. >> lisa nowak hunted me down and attacked me in a dark parking lot. >> reporter: her hands shaking, her voice quivering. the victim, colleen shipman, told the judg
francis townsend and lisa bloom. good to have all of you with us. fran, i want to start with you. now we have the picture proof of them face-to-face with president obama. so there is no question to how far the unchecked access got them. really to the highest level. how does this happen? and what should happen now to both the salahis and the secret service folks on duty that night? >> sure. you know, erica, what happens is once you come to that initial point that tom foreman mentions, that perimeter point where you go through a magnetometer, once you're through there, nobody really checks you again. the presumption if you got inside the perimeter, inside the white house grounds, you've been cleared. so no one would have checked them again. and so they would have come into the white house. they would have gone up stairs. they would have gone to somebody at a social secretary's desk to get a card before you go in for your photograph with the president. oftentimes there is an administrative slipup. someone will write it out for you. the only purpose is to put the picture and name together an
-crossed astronauts. what's ahead for lisa nowak after she pled guilty to attacking a rival lover. plus, sammy sosa insists he is not trying to lighten his skin. why some say he looks completely different. >>> a former astronaut is getting probation for her attack on a romantic rival. lisa nowak pled guilty to reduced charges for confronting a woman in an airport parking lot. police say she drove from houston to orlando and followed colleen shipman to her car. shipman says she is haunted by what happened. >> i knew in my heart when lisa nowak attacked me that she was going to kill me. it was in her eyes. a blood-chilling expression of limitless rage and glee. >> lisa nowak was sentenced to a year probation by pleading guilty to the lesser charge. she avoided the possibility of some serious jail time if she had been convicted. an artist is honoring the troops with an exhibit of replicas featuring the name of every service member killed in iraq. the piece called 3,000 and counting has the name, rank and age of every fallen service member. artist gene price hopes that her work will provoke thought. >>
in the nassau love triangle. former astronaut lisa nowak learns her punishment. if you could call it that. she's stalked and attacked her romantic rival. cops say the lover pack her car bb gun, plastic gloves and diapers and drove 900 miles to confront her ex-lover. you will hear the emotional words from that romantic rival about how she still has nightmare about the attack. is the sentence an outrage? "issues" starts now. >>> tonight, did the accused cleveland strangler leave a trail of death across the globe? the search is on to determine whether anthony so well is linked to unsolved crimes in california, the carolinas, and even japan. all areas where the alleged serial killer lived when he was a u.s. marine. back in cleveland, investigators have now identified nine of the 11 victims found hidden inside sowell's house of death, 49-year-old victim janice webb was a mother and a grandmother. she disappeared in june. >> just told me that her body was intact. that's all. >> but it's still devastating. she died in this manner and was found in the backyard. >> webb's sister say she was a drug addi
, it was an emotional scene in a florida courtroom on tuesday. lisa nowak, the astronaut who drove 1,000 miles from texas to florida to attack a romantic rival pled guilty, and then the judge made her turn around and apologize to her victim. she was then given a year's probation. we're going to get more details, coming up. >>> plus, tennis legend andre agassi spent years getting attention and trophies for his dazzling performances on the court, but lately, he's been making headlines for a different reason. a bombshell book is out in which he talks about using crystal meth, his doomed marriage to brooke shields, and the fact that he actually hates tennis with a "dark and secret passion." he's going to talk about all that this morning in his first live interview since all this came out. this is surprising. >> an amazing, amazing story. >>> plus, it is veterans day, as we know, and we have vets and members of the military on the plaza to see one of the biggest rock bands in the world, bon jovi. they're goin to be live in concert a little later on. can't wait for that. >>> but we begin in virginia wher
romantic rival agreed to a plea agreement in an orlando courtroom today. lisa nowak pleaded guilty to misdemeanor battery and felony burglary. she received one year of probation and 50 hours of community service. nowak is accused of driving from houston to orlando and attacking colleen shipman in an airport parking lot. after nearly three years, shipman is still shaken by the incident. >> i constantly look over my shoulder trying to keep track of everyone around me so i can't be a victim to a surprise attack again.xd oppq2u toñr apologize to ms. shipman in person. i am sincerelyñr sorry for causg fear and misunderstanding and all the public exposure i have gone through. >> the judge in the case said her lack of criminal history and record of service to the country factored into his decision to give lisa nowak probation. >>> 12 people have been charged with borrowing more than $140,000 in books from colleges and community libraries in maryland. and then selling them for cash. jane watrel is here with more on that. >> reporter: the thefts included books from 12 of the 18 prince geo
to confront her rival will avoid prison. lisa nowak pleaded guilty to lesser charges today. she was sentenced to a year probation. she apologized to colleen shipman, the woman she attacked. >> i am sincerely sorry for causing fear and misunderstandings and all the intense public exposure that you suffered. >> she is now on active duty at a navy base in texas. >>>> one of bernard madoff's associates the died last month after having a heart attack while swimming. heat with 2 7 billion delaware this from his bernard madoff's accounts. -- he withdrew $2.7 billion from his madoff account. >>> the school board of visitors approve the proposal to name the room. the 75-year old holocaust survivor was teaching an engineering class when the gunman opened fire. he died, blocking the door while students jumped to the window to safety. the >>> the toll road, would you pay not to sit in traffic? >> nebraska remnants of the tropical storm. >> the wizard are in miami and feeling the heat after four straight losses. several clubs interested in lar. (announcer) in america we don't just dream when we sleep- we
star crossed astronauts. what's ahead for lisa nowak after she pleaded guilty for attacking a rival lover. >>> sammy sosa insists he's not trying to lighten his skin. let's look at the picture. why he says he's looking so different. >>> hi, i'm from new york. i'm giving a shout for all the ones out serving our country. right now we are thinking about you and we love you. take care, blessed thing. god love you. >> a lot of viewers with the same sentiment on this ved rans da -- veterans day. thank you, veterans. >>> a hydroelectric dam had problems. this happened in brazil. power was out in paraguay, uruguay. some are concerned what will world will think because the olympics and world cup are coming there. >>> a former astronaut is getting probation for her attack on a romantic rival. i know you remember this story. lisa nowak pleaded guilty to reduced charges for confront ag woman in an airport parking lot. reports say she drove from houston to orlando and followed shipman to her car. shipman says she is still haunted by what happened. >> i know in my heart when lisa nowak attacked m
lisa robinson. >> i am an deadbeat winner. let's look outside. ->> we are trying to get through some clouds parted they will not be rainmakers. the sun will come in and it will be a fairly nice day. >> we are planning on it. >> we started off chilly this morning. we are warming up at this stage 3. . the clouds are coming from a system down south. as i show you on the wider view, you can see areas of rain associated with the storm but they are well south of us today. that's where the rain will stay. we will see clouds come up into the area but we will see some rain break and reasonably good temperatures. i will have details in a minute. >> mayor sheila dixon's date has been put on hold for several days. jurors went home for the weekend without a verdict. we have some questions they have asked and what attorneys on both sides are saying. >> mayor sheila dixon walked from the rear of the courthouse to city hall at the end of the day parade her guilt or innocence was still undecided. she says she intends to spend the weekend between work and personal activity before resuming the nail bit
consumers, it's a business' customer service that makes them stand out. 11 news i-team reporter lisa robinson has more on how some local retailers are faring. >> hopefully you'll have great customer service this holiday shopping season, but that wasn't always the case for our secret shopper. with the i-team's hidden camera rolling we sent her to a dozen stores in the baltimore area. she'll make purchases, and then give us her overall opinion of the experience, including the help she receives and the cleanliness of the stores and ladies' rooms. some places got it right. >> service was excellent. i told her it was a gift. she gave me a little bag a gift receipt. absolutely pleasant. >> other places? well, she thought some of them weren't so good. >> i would have walked out the door. it's in such a shambles this store. >> see which stores the secret shopper feels was the best and which ones just didn't cut it in the customer service test. for the 11 news i-team, i'm lisa robinson. >> now your 11 insta-weather plus forecast with sarah caldwell. >> hope you're doing well on this monday. a
drama in the case of former nasa astronaut lisa nowak. she pleaded guilty on tuesday to attacking a romantic rival and came face to face with that rival in a -- rather a tearful victim. nbc's jeff rossen was in the courtroom. jeff, good morning. >> reporter: mhey, meredith, god morning to you. as we've seen time and time again, love triangles usually get messy and end pretty badly. this one was really messy and ended really badly. it made headlines three years ago. remember this story? this is the astronaut from nasa who drove across the country to attack a romantic rival, another woman who was dating the man that she was dating. well, after three years, she now admits, yes, i did it. she pled guilty. and in court yesterday, when she said to the judge, i want to apologize to the victim, the judge said, okay, turn around and do it to her face. >> i'm glad i got the opportunity to apologize to you, ms. shipman, in person. i am sincerely sorry for causing fear and misunderstanding and all of the intense public exposure that you have suffered. i hope very much that we can all move for
solution? give me a call. the number, 1-877-586-7297. straight out to my fantastic expert panel, lisa bloom, cnn legal analyst. we're delighted to have brian monroe, visiting professor, northwestern university madill school of journalism. and ken sealy, author of "face it and fix it," as well as tom ruskin former nypd investigator. but we begin with michelle sigona. michelle, what is the very latest? >> the very latest, jane, is more charges were supposed to come down today from investigators. but they're actually waiting until possibly later on this week to figure out which jurisdiction will in fact handle those charges. they're also waiting for the autopsy results to come back from shaniya. she is at the medical examiner's office right now. and they're still trying to piece together this puzzle, because what investigators do know is that when she was last seen one week ago, and that when she was coming out of the hotel in stanford, north carolina, she was alive at that point. so they're trying to put together that time line to figure out who killed her, when she was killed, when her body
legal analyst lisa green. good morning. we're going to talk oprah first. she is starting her own cable network called own. this happens not till january of 2011. thus the end of her daily talk show. but all of this buzz about oprah and a replacement and all of that. let's take a listen to what ellen degeneres had to say about oprah. >> i think she has blaze add trail that is -- she's an amazing woman. she will always be the queen of daytime television, and she also said she's leaving me all of her money, which i really -- i was like gosh, thanks, oprah. thank you. >> will the daytime crown be passed to ellen? could this open doors for some people who may want talk shows like a couple come to mind now, sarah palin or kate gosselin? what do you think, mark? >> it's going to be tough to replace oprah. the market will open up and other people will have opportunities they wouldn't have if oprah were still there. it's difficult to fill oprah's shoes, she was one of the least polarizing people. sarah palin has at least half the country not watching her show because she's sarah palin. oprah wi
to the financial crisis. >>> lisa noah, the former astronaut who drove 1,000 miles to confront a romantic rival with another astronaut pled guilty to charges. facing earlier more serious charges she could have received a life sentence. instead, under a plea deal, she got a year of probation and 50 hours of community service. >>> and 400 years after locking up galileo just for challenging the view that the earth was the center of the universuniverse, vatican has decided to join the search for alien life. the roman catholic church recently held a five-day conference, including a variety of scientists to study the possibility of extra treft real life. if eye lee yes or no life were discovered, they would be considered, quote, part of creation. >>> the dow opens at 10246 after adding 20 points on tuesday. but the s&p last a fraction. and the nasdaq lost 2 points. taking a look at overseas trading, in tokyo, the nikkei ddq )jjt the hang seng rose 359 points. >>> well, yesterday's gains on the dow were modest, they were enough to set a new high for the yearfollowing in step with a day that was optimi
lisa green joining me right now. who is this dalia? >> she was an escort. >> oh. >> maybe the first mistake in this tawdry tale was for her husband to marry her because soon after that, alex, things went south. he started noticing money was missing, police calls to the house. she tried to spike his tea with anti-freeze. that didn't really achieve the desired result and than boyfriend asked for a hit. what typically happens, though, happily, is that the person sought after to achieve the hit informs police. in fact, from florida fl, fairly common crime. usually palm beach county has one of the cases going all the time. >> because of that, that's why they're so good at gathering the evidence? >> i think that's right and seem likes mountain of evidence against this woman, hundreds of pages of documents, video. apparent lay coup from "cops" there to capture this moment. it seems like they have plenty to work with prosecution wise. >> okay. so if you are on the defense and that is woman who allegedly tried to kill the husband three times, where do you do with this? >> typical defense wou
lisa, what we have in america is animal ga mation of people who have joined together as one who have joined together as one, that being americans and when we add hyphenations into that, irrespective, and certainly abbey thurston, i applaud her, a great scholar, but i disagree we are americans and to say it is perfectly ok to interchange one for the other with your color or whether you're black. i'm an american first. when i walked into the studio, i did not walk in as black. i did not walk in as black anything. i walked in as michael, an american. that allows me to become comfortable within myself. i owe no one nothing but myself. did i get up and work today? did i give something to my community? did i do something to enhance what i do, work-wise and so forth. >> others don't say i'm chinese or french american or anything else. glenn: please. >> i want to get to barack. a lot of people voted for barack. i think they didn't vote for him because he was black, because once you become conservative you are no longer black and we know what that's about. glenn: i'm going to come back to you
. she believes it's a wing of the republican national party. >>> inside lisa nowak's latest date with a judge next. >>> plus, have you seen this yet. a woman falls on to the tracks in a crowded metro station. why the driver of this train is being hailed a hero tonight. >>> and saving big might be a click away.  >>> you got to take a look at this. incredible video. a massachusetts woman tried to light a cigarette, lost herbal lanes and fell in front of the train. quick thinking riders and the train operator saved her life and it was caught on camera. >> it really scared me. >> reporter: train operator still can't believe it driving into a crowded north station platform after a friday celtics game let out. a 26-year old cambridge woman begins to stumble and falls into the pit on the tracks missing the 600-vt third rail. frantic riders did everything they could to get the driver's attention. you can see the lights blazed on their faces. people were waving too much and close to the yellow line which they are not supposed to be. that is telling me slow the train do
. >> troubling either way. >> absolutely. >> this raises so many questions, so let's bring in lisa bloom. good morning, lisa. >> good morning. >> why wouldn't the doctor be forced to have a dna test to prove or disprove the couple's allegations that set biological father? >> well, first there was the civil case and the couple in that case could have asked the judge while the case was ongoing to order a dna test, but that case settled so that disposed of it. then the department of public health came energy understand my reading of their rules they did have the authority to order the dna test and they simply failed to do so. so that's baffling to me. perhaps they knew something that we in the press don't know, perhaps dr. ramaley is not able to have children. i don't know. but it's very hard for me it understand why they would not order him to do the dna test to get to the bottom of had. in anything, to protect other people, other patients in his practice. >> even if he is not the father, he still made a mistake, he in-accept natured this woman with the wrong sperm. are you surprised that there
investigative correspondent lisa myers has details on that. lisa, it's going to make a lot of people mad. >> it absolutely will, matt. this study found that executives at lehman brothers and bear stearns cashed in big time in the years before their firms impled. and even though they suffered huge losses at the end, their ceo still walked away with hundreds of millions of dollars. critics call it being richly rewarded for failure. it was the early phase of the financial meltdown last year. first, bear stearns was sold t avoid collapse. then lehman brothers went bankrupt. shareholders lost billions and thousands of employees lost jobs. but a new study by experts at harvard law school titled "wages of failure" found thatin 2000, the top five executivest each firm had received staggering amounts of cash bonuses and it sold mountains of stock. bear stearns executives cashed out about $1.4 billion. and lehman brothers, $1 billion. >> people whonveste in these companies should feel betrayed. the whole idea of capitalism is that the people provide the capital and the executives take care of it f
. it is 8:25. let's begin with a look at traffic and weather. joe conway is in for lisa baden. >> we have all the shoppers on the road. that is what is keeping the interstate clear. the belt way through silver spring, things are moving well let me tell you about road closures in northwest washington. there is a funeral for abe pollin at the national hebrew congregation. the road closures in the area will be most of the day. >> we see some clearing overhead. we have a sunny morning but limited sunshine today, limited to the morning area because of the clouds that are moving out and they will be replaced by clouds rolling in from the north. temperatures right now are near 40. there is a time lapse of showing the gray skies. it is clearing overhead but there will be more rolling clouds later. the forecast today calls for added clouds later on and that may bring a few sprinkles and maybe some flurries north and west of the metro. the highs will be near 50 but it will not feel like that because of the gusty winds. for the weekend, a lot of sunshine and by sunday, sunny, near 60. >>> will be ri
the legal drop out age. lisa silvester tells us why. >> montgomery county maryland school board voted unanimously to request the state change the law and keep students in school until the age of 18. currently, students can drop out in maryland at 16 years old. 19 states and the district of columbia now have raised their legal drop out age to 18. the national education association, the country's largest teacher's union, wants all states to adopt the policy. >> you cannot compete globally if you do not have the proper academic preparation and the credentials and so we are moving more towards a cree den that lived society and one of the very first credentials that we need to have is a high school diploma. >> reporter: the national governor's association this month joined the ranks of those calling to raise the legal drop out age. consider these numbers. at least one in five students droops out of school. nearly 5,000,018 to 24-year- olds don't have a high school diploma. and the u.s. ranks 20th out of 28th among industrialized countries when it comes to high school graduation rates. that
rival in some kind of a love triangle, lisa nowak is due in court today. you will hear about a plea deal on the table. michael jackson's father is challenging his late son's will. he says the executors of his son's will made a big mistake. >>> good morning! hope you're awake at 17 minutes past the hour and that you're on time here. >>> president obama hopes to become the first sitting president to visit hiroshima and nagasaki, the cities hit by u.s. nukes during world war ii. it won't happen when he visits ya japan this weekend. he says his schedule is full. in the past presidents have avoided the cities so they don't appeal critical of the decisions to drop nukes. many think it saved lives ending the war. >>> another astronaut accused of attacking another woman over an ex-boyfriend may take a plea deal. lisa nowak will be in court in florida. prosecutors say the deal has some conditions but they're not giving the details. nowak pleaded not guilty to attempted kidnapping and other charges. the woman she allegedly attacked is expected to be there today as well. that ought to be interestin
for the astronaut,Ñi lisa nowak. she is expected in a florida court tomorrow. if a deal is reached, prosecutors say she may not get any jail time at all. in 2007, nowak wasñr accused of driving from houston to florida to go after another woman. she is facing attempted kidnapping charges as well as assault. a trial could start as early as zch a plea deal. a plea deal. >>> the manÑ blackmail david letterman,ñr whe he is expected to ask that it be thrown out. prosecutors say halderman, who is a producer for cbs news, threatened to go after letterman unless he gave him $2 million. letterman admitted on the show later he had sex with women that worked for him. >>> a hearing over michael jackson's estate is going forward today. joe jackson claimed yesterday that his son believed his old friends, john brett kau and mcclain defrauded him. and now they are executors of the estate. they are saying joe jackson's statement are not worthy of comment. >>> a pair of nines is all it took to win the world series of poker. joe kata beat out moon. moon gets over $5 million for coming in second. the pair played 88
. >> prosecutors for former astronaut lisa nowak say they are trying to score a plea deal. the rockville, maryland, native is eected in a florida court tomorrow. if a deal is reached, prosecutors say she may not get any jail time. back in february of 2007, nowak is accused of driving from houston to orlando in a disguise to go afro man particular rival colleen shipman. no back is now facing several federal charges, including burglary and attempted kidnapping. if a plea deal isn't reached, nowak could start trial as early as next month. >> former president bill clinton will be in d.c. today to meet with senate democrats to talk about the health care legislation there. officials say the former president is scheduled to speak during the democrats' weekly caucus. as president, clinton tried but failed to revamp the nation's health care system, you recall. now he's trying to help president obama and senate democrats get through the hurdles facing the health care initiative. >>> our time right now 5:37, 53 degrees. >>> still ahead, why the mayor is catching heat for a bicycle ride. >> plus, puppies resc
think the school is absolutely on the right track. lisa is holding from salt lake city. lisa you think they are getting in these kids' business? >> caller: i think it's absolutely ridiculous. people go to college for intelligence and not a diet plan. nor to be judged based on their weight. to not give someone a degree that they have earned and paid for is a typeof defective services. if they care, i don't understand why they would implement a weight stigma on these students. >> you think the approach is all wrong? >> caller: i don't know, the student's weight, the curve of a college. it's ludicrous. they say they care. education isn't up to obama. we're supposed to be upticking the math and science program and the colleges are bearing off into weight. >> a lot of comments as well on that facebook page. thanks, lisa, and to those who have already commented. quite few. go to richelle carey on cnn.com. and everybody who stops smoking and drink too much to get counseling then they can order this. not before then. this is overstepping their authority, it's discrimination and not the place o
they say there's nothing out of line. here's lisa stark. >> reporter: in a washington, d.c. conference room, experts from around the country gathered to scour for even the smallest clues that the h1n1 vaccine is causing dangerous reactions. dr. bruce gellen is the government's point man for the vaccine and says of the millions who have received the vaccine so far there have been 302 reported side effects. >> mostly sore arms, malaise, fever, things like that. >> reporter: nothing that would raise a red flag to y, oh-oh, this vaccine may not be safe? >> we're looking hard. we have many different systems in place. so far we haven't seen anything that worries us. >> reporter: the government's massive surveillance effort involves cross-checking lists of those who have received the vaccine with any later reports of health problems. data will come from health records from the department of defense, veteran affairs, the indian health service, medicare. and even from private health care plans covering 20 million americans. doctors and the public can also report side effects to a government vaccine
's raising customers concerns about passenger safety. lisa stark has more. >> reporter: as planes began backing up around the country, on the ground and in the air, the faa scrambled to unravel the glitch in the air traffic control system. >> i just walked in the airport, looked at the board, it said your flight's canceled. >> i'm tired and i'm frustrated. >> reporter: no one was going anywhere fast. extensive delays stretch from new york to atlanta to houston. by one calculation, the glitch may have caused as many as 2,000 flight delays. the problem began shortly after 5:00 a.m. eastern when a single circuit board failed in an air traffic control center in salt lake city. it meant controllers around the nation were no longer receiving information about flights electronically. instead, they had to resort to phone calls and manually inputting flight information into their computers. >> you have to type it into the computer and it's time-consuming and cumbersome. rather than the computer transferring that data around from air traffic control facility to facility. >> reporter: abc news lea
at 9:00 eastern. meanwhile, lisa joyner, you saw her in the clip there. one of the hosts of "find my family." she's here now. good to see you. >> it's great to be here. >> you could see the emotion in your face. this is primal. you've tapped into something here. >> it's a race for the kleenex, bill. it literally is. when i tell these people, you've been sought, we found somebody, we can reconnect you, it's overwhelming. some of these people have been waiting all their life. most of their life to find out who this person is. to meet somebody who looks like them, for the first time. i remember, with ashley's case, she said. i'm polish. she never knew. >> you have no idea. this is so complicated. then, there's the feelings of the adoptive parents, right, as well? you have a personal experience in this, right? >> i have a personal experience. i'm adopted. i had a lovely home. my mother and father are my parents. we're not looking to replace parents. the people who raise you are your parents. what we're looking for is to reconnect and reunite. there's something innate, there's something p
misty knows more about what happened to haleigh than she's admitting. lisa croslin told wofl -- >> i think my daughter's holding something back. i think they both are holding something back. that's just in my heart. i'm going to tell her i love her and if you know anything at all, please tell me. i mean, we can work through it. i'll be right there by your side. we'll get through it. just please tell me whatever you're holding back. >> the shocking development occurring less than 24 hours after misty croslin's father said that misty may have left home the night haleigh went missing. >> she was a 16-year-old child whose job was to look after somebody else's two young children. and i can only imagine that this girl would want to get out and have some fun of some kind. i think this scenario is very consistent with what could have happened. >> ronald, has the theory that misty left the home sometime during the night been disproved? >> i'm not sure i believe that it has, nancy. i'm also 100% sure, but i wouldn't say that, and lie to you. >> investigators continue to scour for clues, lookin
pleading guilty to attacking a romantic rival. lisa nowak pled guilty to felony burglary, a car, and misdemeanor battery to avoid a trial for next month. nowak confronted colleen shipman over their relationship with a man. she had originally been charged with attempted kidnapping and burglary. >>> overdue books, uncollected fines and missing hardbacks worth thousands on the internet. that's how police track down a ring of library thieves. gigi barnett reports, the thefts began in prince george's county and crossed several county lines. >> reporter: police say a library card became a passport for a ring of thieves. stealing more than $87,000 worth of books. >> police say each one of these suspects had a part in the library ring. in all, 12 suspects from several counties who would check out expensive library books. never return them and sell them online or to used book stores. police say the connection wasn't clear until. >> they started looking at various individuals, connecting addresses. connecting associations, such as relatives, roommates, addresses. >> reporter: now, 822 boo
astronaut lisa nowak apologized to her alleged victim. >> i am sincerely sorry for causing fear and misunderstanding. >> reporter: colleenshipman urged the judge. >> i believe she came here to murder me. >> reporter: in a deal with the district attorney, nowak pleaded guilty to felony burglary of a car and misdemeanor battery. >> how do you plead? >> gimty. >> as to the charge of misdemeanor battery, how do you bleed? >> guilty. >> reporter: she had originally been charged with two felonies, kidnapping and burglary which could have rouletted of life in prison. nowak is accused of attacking shipman in a business a love triangle. shipman described how nowak hunted her down and attacked her. >> she gathered weapons and torture d torture devices. she made a frantic cross country trip to confront shipman. nowak allegedly stalked shipman to a parking lot and pepper sprayed her. the judge sentenced nowak to one-year probation and ordered her to have no contact with shipman or oefelein. she remains on active duty with the navy. >> the judge says nowak's lack of a criminal history and re
astronaut is getting probation for her attack on a romantic rival. lisa nowak pleaded guilty yesterday to reduced charges for confronting a woman in an airport parking lot. police say she drove from houston to orlando and followed colleen shipman to her car. shipman says she's haunted by what happened then. >> i knew in my heart when lisa nowak attacked me that she was going to kill me. it was in her eyes. a blood-chilling expression of limitless rage and glee. >> in the plea, lisa nowak cannot have any contact with shipman, but she did apologize to her in court. >>> a private u.s. security firm allegedly wanted to bribe its way out of a controversy after its guards shot 17 iraqi civilians. this is video from that shooting. "the new york times" quoting former blackwater executives saying the company had $1 million to buy iraqi officials' silence. the story says it's unclear if any money was paid. a u.s. investigation called those shootings unjustified. >>> the firm now called xe services calls this report baseless. five blackwater guards are now facing manslaughter charges, but they sa
correspondent lisa myers is here with details. lisa, good morning to you. >> good morning, meredith. you may have seen some of these money-back offers on popular websites when you're shopping online. well, today, a senate committee is cracking down on this industry, which investigators say engages in deliberately misleading tactics and may be duping consumers out of millions of dollars. the offers pop up when you least expect it. >> i felt like i was being pick-pocketed. >> reporter: on websites that you know and trust. >> it's just very deceptive business practices. >> reporter: ann makai had been on shutterfly buying photos, mike genevieves, two movie tickets on fandago, when they got some strange, unwanted charges on their credit cards, monthly fees for a membership club called reservation rewards. >> this was going for a service which i did not want, did not need and had no knowledge of getting. >> reporter: authorities say millions of online shoppers are signing up and getting billed for these clubs without knowing it, a billion-dollar business they say is built on deception. >> just a
to authorities. lisa fletcher has more in ft. collins, colorado. good morning, lisa. >> reporter: good morning, robin. these pleas are part of a plea deal with the prosecutor's office. without it, the charge against richard heene carried a six-year prison term and a $500,000 fine. that said, both the heenes may still face jail time. the heenes will plead guilty this morning to charges related to the most-famous hoax in recent memory. as part of the plea deal, mayumi, a japanese citizen, won't be deported. in an aft, mayumi heene admitted she told her children to lie to authorities and to the media. >> a search is under way for a 6-year-old boy who may or may not have climbed into a homemade helium balloon. >> reporter: it's an image that captivated the country. transfixed and terrified that a 6-year-old boy was sailing across the sky out of control, in an experimental weather balloon. parents called police. and it set in motion an exhaustive search by land and sky. even a military blackhawk helicopter deployed. all at a cost of $55,000. when the balloon was finally grounded, no boy. hours late
ready for game day. >> reporter: while at u.s. airways hub in washington, lisa scott knows the routine well. what is the secret to staying sane if you're a flight attendant? >> yoga. lots of deep breaths. >> reporter: the airlines anticipate just under 2 million flyers to pass through all of the nation's airports today. but the busiest air travel days will be sunday and monday, with just over 2 million flyers each day. and 23 year veteran linwood harris know what they are thinking. >> thinking about the wonderful dinner at grandma's house and expectations of getting there on time and having their bag arrive with them as well. >> it's a family obligation. right? >> yeah. yeah! the heartland, going to be fun, going to be great. >> check in for your flight early and plan on arriving at the airport two hours ahead. >> reporter: the good news? thanksgiving 2009 looks to be knows and ice-free. >> weather is cooperating. passengers are moving well and flying is good. >> reporter: and that is what you want to hear, right? flying is good across the country. the key is going to be whether the ic
for theft and spending. and anjelica's very distraught mother lisa. let's start with terry, how do you know to the difference between a person who just likes to shop a lot, or a shopaholic, what's the difference really. >> like with any behavior whether it's drinking or eating or gambling, anything in moderation is fine, but when you begin to get obsessed with the behavior, when there's negative consequences attached that could be financial stress or debt, loss of time, arguments with family or loved ones about it. and just sometimes people literally do run out of room to put things. then you're talking about a behavior that is compulsive and pathological. >> on the one hand you're talking about somebody who collects a lot of stuff and has the house filled with stuff. on the other hand, if a person can afford to buy stuff, why are they a shopaholic if they have the money to pay for it? >> they may still be a functional shopaholic. you have functional alcoholics who can get up every day and seem very functional. ing they may even have the space in their home to store it all, but if you look
screaming in your ear. lisa, pennsylvania. >> caller: nice to talk to you. >> what is your question. >> caller: i hope your twins enjoyed their first halloween. my comment on this whole situation, why would you go to a neighbor? i would pick up the phone, call 911 and -- >> excellent point. what about it, doctor? >> it's dishing. think there are serious questions about these parent. like you've said, the fact that it would be asleep from 3:00 a.m. until 11:00 doesn't make sense. >>> everyone, let's stop and remember. jason dunham. lost his life at a naval hospital, parents by his side. awarded the medal of honor. gave his life saving fellow marines from a navy attack. loved sports, the yankees, dreamed of being a state trooper. leaves behind parents debra and dan. jason dunham, american hero. >>> thank you for being with us. see you tomorrow night. until then, good night, friend. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> coming up, does she miss him on the ratings? jon and kate and the divorce that just won't go away. >>> also, how to go from child star to met addict to moll in thre
a romantic rival is getting a year of probation as punishment. 46-year-old lisa nowak pleaded not guilty to burglary and battery. pleaded guilty, that is to say. she drove from houston to florida wearing a diaper to confront u.s. air force captain shipman after she found out she was dating the guy nowak was interested in. meanwhile, david letterman is ready to take the stand. halderman says he was just trying to sell a screen play to dave not shake him down. halderman's lawyer says the case should be dismissed and tried to do that yesterday in court. brian: sorry about the noise, but it wasn't us. today is veterans day. nothing symbolized freedom, independence, and democracy better than the american bald eagle. gretchen: and with us today is al, founder and president of the american eagle foundation. i have to speak up. and challenger, america's first free-flying trained bald eagle. i was so excited for this segment today, al. of course, we've all seen challenger fly over the baseball stadiums and such. but to think this baby eagle fell out of a nest. >> that's right. that's thousand sta
outages in that area. we will get the forecast from brian van de graaff. let's begin with lisa baden. >> we still have that issue on the inner loop of the beltway between arlington boulevard and 66 with deep water. vdot is trying to pump out of the beltway. there are numerous fender benders around town this morning. you'll find a very long commute. this picture tells the tale, doesn't it? >> it does, indeed. you see the heavier bands of rain south of town. in southern maryland, we have a wind advisory. the wind is pushing the bay water up. the winds will make it feel even more intense. take a look at the maps. the storm is turning off the coast. it will eventually weaken and move away. until then, rain, drizzle, temperatures in the 40's today and tonight and tomorrow back in the lower 50's. it will be better for the weekend. >> we will be right back. >>> a double shooting in northeast d.c. has left one man dead and another in great condition. there were found in a car at about 9:00 last night. police believe the driver lost control after being shot and then slammed into parked cars f
on a roadside bomb. loved video games, being a family man. leaves behind grieving parents, steven and lisa, two brothers, widow, megan, son, hayden, daughters, lily and elena. jonathan walls, an american hero. >>> thanks to our guests, but our biggest thank you to you for being with us. a special good night from alabama friends, lynn, karla, bill, aren't they beautiful? everyone, let's keep shaniya and her family in our prayers. i'll see you tomorrow night, 8:00 sharp, eastern, and until then, good night, friend. i'm brooke anderson and this is the "showbiz tonight" newsbreak. here's what's coming up on "showbiz tonight" at the top of the hour. sarah palin's brand-new bombshells today. if you thought you heard it all on oprah, wait until you hear what she told barbara walters. >>> and brooke shields' brand-new shocking suicide confession.
. lisa, contributor to "women's health," good to see you. our plates are too big. >> exactly. the smaller the plate, the better. think about six to eight-inch plates. a study from cornell university found that those who ate hamburgers off of saucers -- these are very small -- these individuals actually believed they were consuming 18% more calories than they actually were. >> because on a smaller plate the smaller portion looks bigger. >> exactly. you feel less deprived. >> also extend that to the serving dishes as well. >> exactly. in studies people ate 56% more when they served themselves from a one-gallon bowl compared to a half-gallon bowl. >> if it's smaller bowl, you think, i look like a pig here. i'm scooping out too much. >> right. you may indeed scoop out less. another trick though is to use ceramic bowls over glass. >> why? >> interestingly, when you choose glass you can actually see through the bowl. one study in the international journal the obesity found women ate 71% more food out of transparent containers compared to ones they couldn't see through. >> interesting. you say a
. who cares if they get back together. lisa wants them to go far, far away. they should be put on an island with their kids and no cameras and live happily ever after. i'm tired of looking at them. breaking alerts at cnn.com/"showbiz tonight". >>> time for the show biz lineup. sandra bullock versus the porn star. yes, you heard me directly. sandra taking on her husband's ex-for custody of his 5-year-old daughter. the hot debate tonight. should sand are get custody? >> josh and fergie versus the stripper. yes, you heard me right. the stripper said josh had an affair with her. watch out because josh and fergie are fighting back. >> also, is there a vision of baby in mariah carrey's future? mariah carrey reveals if she is pregnant. this is "showbiz tonight" on hln. time for the "showbiz news ticker". these are the stories making news right now. >> america's sweetheart versus the porn star. tonight, the explosive details of sandra bullock's fight with a porn star for custody of a 5-year-old girl. josh and fergie versus the stripper. the gloves are not the only thing coming off afte
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